Ships hit by U-boats


Soviet Destroyer

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Type:Destroyer (Project 7)
Tonnage1,658 tons
Completed1941 - Zavod No 199 (Leninskogo Komsomola), Komsomolsk-na-Amur 
OwnerSoviet Navy 
Date of attack20 Jan 1945Nationality:      Soviet
FateDamaged by U-293 (Leonhard Klingspor)
Position70° 00'N, 32° 10'E - Grid AC 8574
Complement? men (39 dead and ? survivors).
RouteKola Inlet - Liinahamari 
History Laid down at Zavod No 198 (Andre Marti), Nikolaev and completed in December 1941 for the Pacific Fleet by Zavod No 199 (Leninskogo Komsomola), Komsomolsk-na-Amur. In 1942 transferred to the Northern Fleet.

Sunk in October 1957 as target ship for an atomic bomb test off Novaya Zemlya.  
Notes on event

At 10.55 hours on 20 Jan 1945 the Razjarennyj was hit by a Gnat from U-293 while escorting convoy KP-1. The destroyer was hunting the U-boat together with Rasumnyj (Cpt3cl G.P. Vasilev) at 16 knots when she was hit in the afterpart and lost a part of the stern. The crew managed to keep the ship afloat, which was taken in tow at 17.10 hours by the Soviet minesweeper T-117 and reached Liinahamari the next day.

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